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Charleston.com is the official city website dedicated to helping you find the best of everything in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1670, Charleston is cited for its beauty, its history, its restaurants, its livability, its shopping, its business climate, and its romantic appeal. Its accolades are seemingly endless.

Charleston.com is here to show you the rich history and culture of this friendly waterfront city. Whether you're a longtime resident or returning visitor, we're here to show you the best places to eat, places to stay, and the best things to do while you're in town.

Welcome to
Charleston!

Whether you're a longtime resident or returning visitor, Charleston.com is here to help you find the best places to eat, the perfect place to stay, and the most fun things to do while you're in town.

Charleston may be known for its natural beauty, world-class restaurants, shopping, and romantic appeal, but what people fall in love with is its overall charm.

Founded in 1670, Charleston's rich history has left it with a vibrant culture, a welcoming attitude, and countless crazy stories.

Browse through our categories of outstanding local establishments, and get to know this friendly waterfront city that has "never met a stranger."

Start off with some

Charleston Essentials

Gullah Geechee Tours

Gullah Geechee Tours

Charleston, South Carolina
Azul | Mexican Restaurant

Azul | Mexican Restaurant

Charleston, Charleston County
Charleston Music Farm

Charleston Music Farm

Charleston, Charleston County
Ghost City Tours

Ghost City Tours

Charleston, Charleston County
Revelry Tours

Revelry Tours

Charleston, Charleston County
Charleston Tour Pass

Charleston Tour Pass

Charleston, Charleston County
Nature Adventures

Nature Adventures

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Palmetto Scent Studio

Palmetto Scent Studio

Charleston, Charleston County

Welcome to
Charleston!

Whether you're a longtime resident or returning visitor, Charleston.com is here to help you find the best places to eat, the perfect place to stay, and the most fun things to do while you're in town.

Charleston may be known for its natural beauty, world-class restaurants, shopping, and romantic appeal, but what people fall in love with is its overall charm.

Founded in 1670, Charleston's rich history has left it with a vibrant culture, a welcoming attitude, and countless crazy stories.

Browse through our categories of outstanding local establishments, and get to know this friendly waterfront city that has "never met a stranger."

Start off with some

Charleston Essentials

Gullah Geechee Tours

Gullah Geechee Tours

Charleston, South Carolina
Azul | Mexican Restaurant

Azul | Mexican Restaurant

Charleston, Charleston County
Charleston Music Farm

Charleston Music Farm

Charleston, Charleston County
Ghost City Tours

Ghost City Tours

Charleston, Charleston County
Revelry Tours

Revelry Tours

Charleston, Charleston County
Charleston Tour Pass

Charleston Tour Pass

Charleston, Charleston County
Nature Adventures

Nature Adventures

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Palmetto Scent Studio

Palmetto Scent Studio

Charleston, Charleston County

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Where to Watch Fireworks in Charleston on July 4th

Where to Watch Fireworks in Charleston on July 4th

Charleston comes alive with patriotic festivities ever July fourth. Combining its historical significance with vibrant celebrations. From the snaking rivers through the lowcountry and serene parks to the lively beaches, Charleston provides diverse settings for enjoying spectacular fireworks displays. The blend of colonial architecture, the scenic harbor, and the friendly community atmosphere make Independence Day in Charleston a memorable experience. Here's a guide to some of the best spots in Charleston to watch fireworks this Independence Day. 

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Local Mental Health Resources and Support Groups in Charleston

Local Mental Health Resources and Support Groups in Charleston

The constant urgency, never-ending problems, and ever-increasing demands of modern life can cause even the strong-willed to falter, let alone the average person. That is why,  especially in urban areas, mental health issues are becoming more and more prevalent.

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Exploring Charleston on Rainy Days

Exploring Charleston on Rainy Days

Charleston, with its cobblestone streets and historic architecture, is a city that exudes charm rain or shine. While the weather might not always cooperate, there are plenty of indoor activities to enjoy during rainy days in this Southern gem. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or an art enthusiast, Charleston offers something for everyone even when the skies are gray.

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Charleston Channel brings you the excitement and experiences of Charleston’s best informative videos right from your hotel room. We showcase the best hotels, restaurants, attractions, local businesses, and events to help Charleston’s visitors make better buying decisions.

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EVENTS IN CHARLESTON

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Bricks and Minifigs Adoption Event

22 Jun 2024 / 11:00 AM
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